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30 August 2012
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Delivery of maternal health services in Somalia is greatly hampered by a lack of well-trained health personnel, worsened by an exodus of health workers during the last two decades of conflicts. Now... Read more
17 May 2012
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As part of the emergency response UNFPA Somalia, In partnership with a two local NGOs, Somalia Birth Attendants Cooperative Organisation (SBACO), and Hadia Hospital, UNFPA has established 13... Read more
16 May 2012
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On the 21st January UNFPA started training of 13 midwives from South Central Zone at Galkayo Medical Center. The training focuses on Basic Emergency Obstetric Care (Bemoc). The aim of the training... Read more
15 May 2012
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The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) was marked with commemorations in all UNFPA sub-offices in Somalia in collaboration with UNICEF. Most of the... Read more
16 March 2012
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After a long construction process, the Vice-President of Somaliland could finally open the new building for the Ministry of Planning and Development, and thanked the UN for its support make the... Read more
20 February 2012
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In its fight to eradicate fistula, UNFPA in collaboration with the Ministry of Health opened the national fistula campaign in Somalia in November. 79 fistula operations were carried out by December... Read more
20 January 2012
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As part of the emergency response UNFPA Somalia, in partnership with a two local NGOs has established 13 new maternity waiting homes in IDP settlements in Mudug and Galgadud regions. Each maternity... Read more
20 January 2012
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I January, UNFPA has through its Impelemnting Partner distributed 283 Clean Delivery Kits to 283 Pregnant Women in Galkayo IDP settlements. The pregnant women were ranging from 6 months to 9 months... Read more
29 November 2011
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RABAT, Morocco - Participants in Rabat Forum, that ended today adopted the UNFPA regional strategy on prevention and response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the Arab states region for 2014-2017.... Read more
24 November 2011
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UNFPA Somalia donated one hard top land cruiser ambulance to Ministry of Health, Somaliland as part of its efforts to improve maternal health.   Salada Robleh, Officer-in-charge Hargeisa office,... Read more

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